When Lisa Schmidtfrerick-Miller drives along Route 394 outside Chautauqua Institution, her sympathy goes out to the bikers and walkers along the side of the curvy road, dodging speeding cars and inhaling exhaust and particulate matter.
Mark Baldwin, director of education for the Roger Tory Peterson Institute of Natural History, will be giving a talk on the fossils of the Chautauqua-Allegheny region at 12:15 p.m. today in Smith Wilkes Hall.
Time-lapse video by staff writer Jessica White.
Meteors fall over Lake Erie near Barcelona, NY, during the annual Perseid meteor shower. Every year during early August, the Earth passes through a trail of dust and ice from the comet Swift-Tuttle, showering the atmosphere for days with thousands of “shooting stars”.
While professional cyclists across the world make last-minute preparations for the Tour de France beginning later this week, several men and women finish pedaling the first Tour de Chautauqua today.
Fourteen cyclists rode from Lakeside Chautauqua on Lake Erie to the Chautauqua Institution, tracing the 220-mile leg of the Chautauqua Trail. The group began last Friday, riding between 40 and 60 miles each day.